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Army orders 19 additional MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drones to go with 19 others ordered last March

Army orders 19 additional MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drones to go with 19 others ordered last March

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 24 June 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones, as well as 19 satellite UAV control stations.

MQ-4C Triton pioneers sense-and-avoid radar that could help other UAVs fly in civil airspace

MQ-4C Triton pioneers sense-and-avoid radar that could help other UAVs fly in civil airspace

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 23 June 2015. The U.S. Navy Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol drone is helping to pioneer the ability of unmanned aircraft to sense and avoid nearby airplanes autonomously to avoid mid-air collisions and other complications of aircraft flying in close proximity.

Air Force awards $21.1 million to General Atomics for Predator and Reaper UAV crew simulators

Air Force awards $21.1 million to General Atomics for Predator and Reaper UAV crew simulators

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 June 2015. Flight simulation experts at General Atomics Corp. will provide the U.S. Air Force with UAV crew simulators and spare parts to help combat drone pilots practice their skills and rehearse missions.

Northrop Grumman to fix MQ-4C Triton UAV air-to-air radar before Navy production decision

Northrop Grumman to fix MQ-4C Triton UAV air-to-air radar before Navy production decision

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 17 June 2015. U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft experts are asking Northrop Grumman Corp. to correct deficiencies in the air-to-air radar system aboard the MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol drone before making a production decision on the Triton by the end of this year.

Low-profile MIL-STD-1553 integrated terminal for avionics applications introduced by Holt

Low-profile MIL-STD-1553 integrated terminal for avionics applications introduced by Holt

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 17 June 2015. Holt Integrated Circuits in Mission Viejo, Calif., is introducing the HI-2130 low-profile MIL-STD-1553 integrated terminal for military and commercial avionics applications. The device contains MIL-STD-1553 protocol logic, dual transceivers, and dual transformers in a low-profile compact package.

Thales radar system designed to reject interference from wind farms, 4G cell phone networks

Thales radar system designed to reject interference from wind farms, 4G cell phone networks

PARIS, 16 June 2015. Radar experts at the Thales Group in Paris are introducing the next-generation STAR NG air traffic control (ATC) radar for military and commercial applications. Thales made the announcement this week at the Paris Air Show in Paris.

High-power electronics at the heart of electromagnetic carrier launch and recovery systems

High-power electronics at the heart of electromagnetic carrier launch and recovery systems

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 15 June 2015. High-power electronics experts at General Atomics will build next-generation all-electric aircraft launch and recover systems for the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), which is under construction in Newport News, Va.

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